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Emirates Unveils Brand New Boeing 777 Cabins at the Dubai Airshow

Emirates unveiled completely revamped interiors for its Boeing 777 aircraft on Sunday, including its first class private suites. The highly anticipated unveiling officially took place during the first day of the 2017 Dubai Airshow, but the airline had dropped a few sneak previews online a few days prior ahead of the official launch. The new ‘game-changing’ suites have been inspired by Mercedes-Benz, and feature a completed refreshed look with floor to ceiling doors, sleek design and new materials with a…

Boeing Secures $15 Billion Order from Emirates for 787-10 Dreamliners

Boeing announced on Sunday that it secured an order worth $15 billion from Gulf carrier Emirates. The deal, consisting of 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft, was the first big sales news to be announced at the Dubai Airshow, which kicks off on Sunday. The latest announcement brings the total wide-body…

Qatar Airways Takes a Minority Stake in Cathay Pacific

Qatar Airways has just announced its acquisition of a minority stake in Cathay Pacific, with the Gulf airline set to become Cathay Pacific’s third largest shareholder. The 9.6 percent stake, equivalent to 378,188,000 shares of the Asian carrier, was purchased by Qatar Airways for HK$15.6 billion, or $662 million. It…

United Airlines Launches Longest U.S. Carrier Nonstop Flight

Chicago-based United Airlines has just launched the longest flight from the U.S. with an 8,700-mile route between Los Angeles and Singapore. The route is now the longest regularly scheduled service ever flown by a carrier in the U.S., and is one of the world’s longest services by flight time. However,…

Boeing and Singapore Airlines Finalize $13.8 Billion Deal

On Monday, Boeing finalized a previously announced deal with Singapore Airlines, valued at $13.8 billion. Boeing CEO Kevin McAllister and Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong, who announced the deal back in February, finalized the deal at a White House signing event on Monday. In attendance were Singapore’s Prime Minister,…

Further Woes for Travelers as Hurricane Ophelia Hits the U.K.

Thousands of travellers across the U.K. have had their travel plans altered, with further disruption predicted throughout today as Hurricane Ophelia makes land across the U.K. The news comes in addition to the disruption caused by Ryanair’s cancellations over pilot holidays, and the recent loss of Monarch Airlines, as passengers…

IAG Eyes Valuable Airport Slots After Monarch Collapse

British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced interest in Monarch’s slots at Gatwick Airport. Speaking at the CAPA Global Aviation Summit in London, Willie Walsh, the Chief Executive of IAG, said that he is interested in the slots previously held by the collapsed airline Monarch. Speaking to Reuters…

Air France Plans to Restart Service to Seattle in March…

Air France has just announced its destination for nonstop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Seattle- Tacoma International Airport. The new service, which launches on March 25, 2018 will be operated by a Boeing 777-200 aircraft. This flight will supplement the current daily Paris flight operated as part of its…

Final Goodbyes to America’s Queen Of the Skies: Delta Starts…

With its iconic Boeing 747 fleet due for retirement by the end of the year, Delta has started its farewells to the Queen of the Skies with a series of touching tributes as the aircraft made its way back to Detroit from its last scheduled service between Tokyo-Narita and Honolulu.…

Canada Jetlines Outlines Plan For Focus Cities, Low Fares

Further information regarding the operations of the new Canadian ultra-low cost carrier Jetlines has been announced, with the new carrier to start operations in June next year. Jetlines has announced that it intends to offer ultra-low fare service from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport and Waterloo International Airport. The…